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Longiflorum-Asiatic (L.A.) Hybrid Lily
Lilium 'Royal Present'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Royal Present
Hybridized by J. WA. van der Wereld
Registered or introduced: 1996
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8 - Other hybrids

Flower Habit:

(a) Up-facing


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


9-12 in. (22-30 cm)


USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Color:


Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Flower Shape:


Bloom Size:

3" to 6" (76 mm to 150 mm)

Color Pattern:





Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Livermore, California

Portland, Oregon

Vancouver, Washington

Buffalo, West Virginia

South Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:


On Aug 7, 2008, echoes from South of Winnipeg, MB (Zone 3a) wrote:

The LA lilies are in Division VIII (8) according to the Lily Registry

Hybridizer: H (1989), G, N (1995) & I(1996): J. WA. van der Wereld REG: World Flower B.V.

Inside moderate red/moderate purplish red (185B/C) on a light to pale orange-yellow (23C/D) ground, narrowly edged darker than deep red (185A), throat moderate red (185A) on a light to pale orange-yellow (23C/D) ground; outside variegated moderate purplish red and moderate red (185C & B), more 185B towards the edge, tinged strong/light yellow-green (144C/D) on midvein; nectaries 185B/C, white hairy; dark red (187A) spots and a few papillae in the throat; stigma light yellow (21D); pollen strong brown (172A) and strong orange (169B). Fls 200mm wide, up-facing; petals 120 x 40-60mm, not ruffled, tips sli... read more


On Apr 2, 2008, Wvdaisy from Buffalo, WV (Zone 7a) wrote:

Am loving this flower in the garden. It's beautiful, well behaved, very strong, and bloomed well thru last years drought. I'll definately be adding more LA Hybrid Lily's to my garden.